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The '''American Heart Association''' ('''AHA''') is a non-profit organization in the United States that fosters appropriate Heart|cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. Originally formed in New York City in 1924 as the '''Association for the Prevention and Relief of Heart Disease''', it is currently headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency. They are known for publishing standards on basic life support and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and in 2014 issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women. They are known also for operating a number of highly visible public service campaigns starting in the 1970s, and also operate a number of fundraising events. In 1994, the ''Chronicle of Philanthropy'', an industry...
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Type| founded_date = February 26, 1924
Location7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, Texas|TX 75231-4596
Origins| key_people = Nancy Brown – Chief Executive Officer, Meighan Girgus – Chief Mission Officer, Rose Marie Robertson – Chief Science Officer, Sunder Joshi – Chief Administrative Officer and CFO, Suzie Upton – Chief Development Officer
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Mission"Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke"
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